Finger Bowl

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Object Name: 
Finger Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
88.2.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm; Rim Diam: 13.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1837
Primary Description: 
Brilliant yellow lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Circular shape, with flared rim; sides rounded; rim with two engraved sprays of roses, thistles, and shamrocks, with foliage; on one side, framed by sprays of shamrocks, scrolled initials "V R" surmounted by the Royal Crown of England; on the opposite side, the coat of arms of London in a shield; rounded sides with panels of heavy, cut, horizontal ribs; small disk foot with cut vertical sides and radial ribs on the underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Phillips, Howard, Former Collection
1988-09-14
Inscription: 
V R
Inscription
Recent Important Acquisitions, 31 (1989) illustrated, p. 106, #14, right; BIB# AI23357